COVID-19 Mitchell

NC Covid 19 Update

SITUATION UPDATE: APRIL 16 Contact: news@dhhs.nc.gov (919) 855-4840 As of 12:05 p.m. today: Newly Reported Cases Daily Percent Positive NC Currently Hospitalized NC Total Deaths Percent of Adult Population at Least Partially Vaccinated Percent of Adult Population Fully ...(more)

FEMA Funeral Assistance Now Available

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance: As we announced last week in this forum, FEMA began accepting applications for Funeral Assistance today through their dedicated call center. If you had COVID-19 funeral expenses, FEMA is encouraging you to keep and gather documentation including an official death certificate, funeral expenses documents and proof of funds received from other ...(more)

NCDHHS Web Updates on the C19 Pandemic

New/updated Interim Guidance for Indoor and Outdoor Venues for Live Performances – this replaces the Large/Very Large Indoor/Outdoor Venues guidance and the Small/Medium Size Venues guidance New community testing events – 351 events from 4/8 – 4/14 Weekly contact tracing numbers updated ...(more)

Vaccine Adoption and Public Perceptions

NCDHHS New Data on COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption and Public Perceptions: The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released findings from recent public opinion research on COVID-19 vaccine risks, rewards and vaccination motivations across the state. Learn more here. ...(more)

All of Group 4 Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine

All of Group 4 became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 31. This includes additional essential workers and people living in other congregate settings such as student dormitories. Essential workers include frontline workers and workers who do not have to be in-person for work in an expanded range of sectors such as construction, energy, financial services and public works. ...(more)

Toe River Health District Accelerated Vaccine Eligibility

Toe River Health District has announced an accelerated timeline for moving to Groups 4 and 5 for vaccine eligibility. The rest of Group 4 will be eligible on March 31 and all adults eligible beginning April 7. The move will allow the state and vaccine providers to continue to get vaccines into arms quickly and continue to reach underserved and historically marginalized populations. ...(more)

NC COVID Update as of 3/23

As of 11:50 a.m. today: Newly Reported Cases Daily Percent Positive NC Currently Hospitalized NC Total Deaths 1,062 6.3% 956 11,854 More data are available online at covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard. Daily Update: As North Carolina’s trends continue to show improvement and vaccine distribution increases with 31.7% of North Carolinians over 18 having ...(more)